Born: 1914, Ipswich.
Died: 27th October 1944; age: 30; in captivity – PoW.
Residence: The Bell Inn, Middleton, Suffolk.
Captured by the Japanese – 8th March 1942.
Rank: Aircraftman Second Class; Service Number: 1208580.
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Stephen & Lily Chaplin; husband of Winifred Rose Chaplin, of Theberton, Suffolk.
Father: Stephen Chaplin, born 1878, Foleshill, Warwickshire.
Mother: Lily May Norton, born August 1889, Ipswich.
In 1937, Blyth, Suffolk, Stephen married, Winifred Rose Lewis, born 1908, Blything, Suffolk.
Probate to Winifred Rose Chaplin – widow.
Stephen is also remembered on the war memorial at the Town Hall, Ipswich.